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2020 Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowship [Postponed]

June 21, 2020 - November 16, 2020

Due to the postponement of the 2020 APLP, the Leadership Program will not be accepting applications for the 2021 competition year. Please check back in Fall 2021 for information regarding the 2022 APLP.

2020 APLP Recruitment Flyer

2020 Program Dates [POSTPONED to 2021]

The 2020 APLP will be postponed to 2021. Information regarding updated program dates is forthcoming. Below are the dates for the 2020 APLP prior to its postponement.

  • Module One - Hawaii + U.S. Mainland: June 21 - August 14
  • Module Two - Online: August 15 - October 31
  • Pre-Module Three - Online: November 1 - November 6
  • Module Three - Asia: November 7 - November 16


Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree - applicants must have at least a 3-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited U.S. College or University or from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad.
  • At least 5 years of work experience
  • Applicants will be expected to have a fluent level of English. Applicants are encouraged to provide an English language test score (such as IELTS), if one is available.
  • A demonstrated commitment to promoting peace and prosperity in the Indo-Asia Pacific region through professional work, study or living experience
  • There are no citizenship, age, or ethnicity restrictions.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Leadership track record in professional, public, and/or personal realms
  • Willingness to engage fully in experiential leadership development training
  • Deep involvement in a specific organization, business or community impact initiative (applicants must explain how, with their home-setting teams, they will experiment with the leadership strategies learned in APLP)
  • International experience and aptitude, including overseas residence,  language skills, intercultural and diversity exposure
  • Experience of cohort learning, working collaboratively in small teams or in large groups.